For most Indians fans, Michael Martinez is known as the hitter who chopped a pitch for the final out of the 2016 World Series against the Cubs. The Indians view him as a great teammate, a good veteran voice for younger players and a versatile defender for the organizational depth chart. Those are the reasons […]
Corey Kluber has rewritten several sections of the Indians’ record book with his pitching prowess over the past few seasons. His latest campaign led to his second career American League Cy Young Award — something no player had achieved before in Cleveland’s long, storied history.
Brad Grant has spent the past decade overseeing all elements of the MLB Draft for the Indians, helping the club strengthen its farm system and making several selections that have played a role in Cleveland’s recent success at the big league level. Now, Grant is moving up in the team’s front office.
Beat reporter Jordan Bastian answers fan’s questions in a new edition of the Indians Inbox.
The Indians began chipping away at their arbitration cases on Friday night, signing veteran reliever Dan Otero and outfielder Abraham Almonte to one-year contracts.
The Indians have a solid history of finding diamonds in the rough when it comes to non-roster invitees. Last year, Austin Jackson capitalized on that kind of spring opportunity and became a key part of Cleveland’s roster. A handful of pitchers have won Opening Day jobs on invites with the Tribe in recent years, too.
By 8 p.m. ET on Friday, the Indians will need to determine whether to tender 2018 contracts to their seven arbitration-eligible players. The only player that looks like a non-tender candidate is outfielder Abraham Almonte. The other six (Cody Allen, Trevor Bauer, Lonnie Chisenhall, Zach McAllister, Dan Otero and Danny Salazar) seem like locks to […]
The Indians added another layer of outfield depth on Monday, reportedly agreeing to a Minor League contract with outfielder Brandon Barnes. The Tribe also lost pitchers Kyle Crockett and Dylan Baker on waiver claims.
The Indians made a trio of transactions Wednesday, adding roster depth and bringing a few additional players to Major League Spring Training.
In what has become an annual tradition, the Indians hosted roughly 400 people for a Thanksgiving dinner at Progressive Field, providing a substantial meal for groups from Our Lady of the Wayside, Shoes and Clothes for Kids, Boys & Girls Clubs, Ohio Guidestone and City Mission. Members of the team’s front office mingled with the […]
Indians beat reporter Jordan Bastian answers fans’ questions in a new edition of the Inbox.
The trade that fell apart between the Indians and Brewers two seasons ago continues to have an impact on Cleveland’s roster. The latest ripple is that shortstop prospect Yu-Cheng Chang can now prepare for his first Spring Training with the Tribe.